In the category of “practical deployments that you never would have thought of”, here’s a blog post about a Bali villa’s elevator feature. This must be one exhilarating ride! Apparently the villa is right on the cliff overlooking the ocean, so you can just step right in and zip down to your morning dip.

It’s just one of those odd touches that shows how the Balinese handle tourism with a smart efficiency that no one else in the world possesses.